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High School Fights For A 'Traditional' Prom Banning Gays

Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

A group of Indiana-based parents, teens and even a teacher is fighting for a separate "traditional" prom that would ban gay students. As NBC 2/My ...

Stansbury High School Girls Barred From Dance For 'Short' Dresses

AP | Posted 10.03.2012 | Education

TOOELE, Utah -- A Utah public high school principal has apologized to dozens of teens who were turned away from their homecoming dance because their d...

School Bans 'Grinding,' Simulated Sex Acts At School Dances

Posted 02.23.2012 | Chicago

A northwest suburban Chicago high school has become the nation's latest to approve a ban against "grinding" and other moves simulating sex acts at sch...

A Recession-Perfect Prom

| Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

Should Schools Ban Dances Because Of Grinding?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

Remember the plot of Footloose? A city kid moves to a small town that's outlawed dancing. Well, the film was loosely based on real-life events and, ac...

Expensive Proms Leave Many Teens Left Out

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

Prom is supposed to be an important day in a teenager's life, but it costs a lot money to make that night special. According to a survey by Visa, ...